Brian’s family began attending LPC when he was 9 years old. He has been serving with the children’s, youth, and Sunday school ministries since 2004. In 2009 Brian was hired as a part-time Ministry Intern while he was working on his undergraduate studies at Philadelphia Biblical University (now Cairn University). After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biblical Studies, Brian was hired as a full-time Pastoral Intern in 2011. Brian was then ordained and installed as the Assistant Pastor in January of 2017 following the completion of a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies through Reformed Theological Seminary.
Brian and his wife, Mary, got to know each other while serving together in the youth ministry and have been married since December of 2006. They have three children, David (2009), Genevieve (2012), and Judah (2016). The Hands enjoy serving together as well as cooking, entertaining and family adventures.
Brian’s interests include preaching and teaching God’s word, reading, hiking, wrestling with his kids, cultural and worldview issues, sports and all things Philadelphia.